SINGAPORE: Four people were taken to hospital after a fire broke out in a flat in Jurong on Sunday (Aug 18) evening.

The fire broke out at a fifth floor unit of Blk 158 Yung Loh Road on Sunday at about 7.45pm, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said.
AdvertisementAdvertisementA video sent to CNA showed firefighters at the scene, with flames coming from within the flat. A woman could be seen standing on a kitchen ledge to try and escape the flames.

Screengrab of SCDF at the scene of the fire in Jurong on Aug 18, 2019. ((Video: Amanraj Singh)


Screengrab of a video showing a woman being wheeled to an ambulance after a fire broke out in a Jurong flat on Aug 18, 2019. (Video: Amanraj Singh)
The fire involved the contents of the living room and was put out using a water jet, SCDF said.
AdvertisementAdvertisementFour people were taken to Singapore General Hospital and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, the force added. The cause of fire is under investigation.

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